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Sailing Itineraries from Lefkas

See how your magical sailing trip from Lefkas can unfold over seven or fourteen days full of adventure!

Suggested itineraries for your sailing vacation starting from Lefkas.

Our main base at Lefkas Marina is easily accessible by car from the mainland via the floating bridge or via air through the nearby Aktion (Preveza) Airport. Sailing the Ionian sea from Lefkas is ideal for relaxed sailing vacations since the distances between the islands are short and the weather is almost always peaceful. For more information on potential mooring spots please see our detailed guide on sailing from Lefkas

Lefkas Town

100m from our charter base your journey starts from Lefkas National Port.

Day 1 - Lefkas to Meganisi (11 N.M)

The perfect, relaxed way to start your sailing trip since you need only 1.2 hours of sailing to get to Meganisi with its many small beaches. Distance: 11 NM

Meganisi

You can choose between Spartochori, Vathi or Abelaki bay to moor for the first day of your sailing vacation trip. All places are amazing!

Day 2 - Meganisi to Kalamos (15,5 N.M)

Kalamos and Meganisi have many small virgin bays to make a swimming stop and they are very close to each other. Distance: 15,5 NM (2 hours of sailing).

Kalamos Port

This small port used to be a fisherman shelter and is very picturesque and relaxed with just a few tavernas for a quiet bite to eat and drink.

Day 3 - Kalamos to Kastos (6,1 N.M)

Both islands are virgin with breathtaking landscapes and beautiful blue waters. You must stop in the small bays that surround these islands to swim! Distance: 6.1 NM (less than one hour sailing)

Kastos Port

One more virgin island with many pines and smiling people, only few taverns and a supermarket exist in this tiny island. the perfect shelter for bareboat or skippered chartering sailing yachts.

Day 4 - Kastos to Ithaca-Vathi (17 N.M)

All sailors must visit the mythical island of Odysseus at least once in their lifetime. In Ithaca there are plenty of bays with opal waters and amazing white rocks! Distance: 17 NM (3 hours sailing)

Ithaca - Vathi Port

Vathi is the biggest natural harbour in Europe and the main harbor of Ithaca. Full of life and choices is a must to visit it while you are sailing with your bareboat or skippered yacht in Ionian.

Day 5 - Ithaca-Vathi to Kefalonia-Fiskardo (15,5 N.M)

From Ithaca to Fiskardo on Kefalonia, this is a great day of sailing since you will meet more than seven small bays along the way that are ideal for swimming. Distance: 15.5 NM (2.2 hours sailing)

Fiskardo Port

The worldwide famous destination in the Ionian! A must-see place with an amazing old town and many bars & tavernas!

Day 6 - Kefalonia-Fiskardo to Lefkas (26 N.M)

Leaving Fiskardo and heading to the picturesque village of Sivota in Lefkada, you get to pass the isle of Arkoudi, with its small bays and steep rocks. Distance: 12 NM (1.5 hours sailing)

Lefkada Sivota Bay

A place to relax! A home for sailors who love top quality food and seek to relax by enjoying their drink with a view to the picturesque bay.

Day 7 - Sivota to Lefkas Town (17 N.M)

The way of return. You must be at Lefkas Harbour before 16:00, so you must start your day early in order to make a swimming stop at the famous Onassis Island (Scorpios) or in any of the islets and bays you will find at your way back.. Distance: 17 N.M (2.5 hours sailing).

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Lefkas Town

100m from our charter base your journey starts from Lefkas National Port.

Day 1 - Lefkada to Paxos - Gaios Port (33 N.M)

Starting from the city of Lefkada and heading to the port of Gaios is the ideal route for the lovers of pure sailing,where the winds blow in your favor ! Distance: 33 NM ( 5 hours of sailing)

Gaios Port

The main port of Paxos is the ideal post after a full day sailing through the Ionian. Enjoy your shopping and the local cuisine. Relax on board while floating on its transparent waters !

Day 2 - Paxos - Gaios to Parga (10 N.M)

Just opposite Gaios, from the small port of Parga, you can start your exploration of the mainland. (1,5 hours of sailing)

Parga Port

By arriving early you can secure a spot in the port of Parga. Make the most of your day by visiting the local castle and strolling to its small alleys.

Day 3 - Parga to Sivota - Mainland (12 N.M)

Sail along the coast to reach the village of Sivota, a natural port guarded by smaller isles that can also serve as a mooring spot. (2 hours of sailing)

Sivota Port

You can enjoy the tranquility of the town and opt for relaxation by swimming in one of the numerous protected bays of the area.

Day 4 - Sivota - Mainland to Corfu Town (20 N.M)

From Parga to the city of Corfu you can get a glimpse of the ever changing scenery between the mainland and the island. (3 hours of sailing)

Corfu Town

The capital of the Ionian. Walking in the city of Corfu will give you the opportunity to explore its historic centre and get accustomed to the local cuisine and mentality.

Day 5 - Corfu Town to Antipaxos - Voutoumi (33 N.M)

Sailing with your yacht or catamaran from Corfu back to Lefkada, a stop in Voutoumi is the ideal shelter for the night. (5 hours of Sailing)

Voutoumi

A real Heaven on Earth ! Your yacht is floating in between sky and sea and the beauty of the waters will not fail to mesmerise you with their clarity !

Day 6 - Antipaxos - Voutoumi to Kefalonia -Fiskardo (46 N.M)

Having to cover a number of miles on this day of your sailing trip, an early start will help you enjoy the route surrounded by the morning breeze.

Fiskardo Port

The worldwide famous destination in the Ionian! A must-see place with an amazing old town and many bars & tavernas!

Day 7 - Kefalonia: Fiskardo to Agia Efthimia (11 N.M)

Protected between the islands of Kefalonia and Ithaca, sailing to Agia Effimia grants you access to the numerous bays and coves that can accommodate some of your brief stops for swimming and fishing. (1.5 hours of Sailing)

Agia Effimia

Either you decide to dine on board by gazing at the local port or in one of the local tavernas, this settlement is ideal for all types of winds.

Day 8 - Kefalonia - Agia Efthimia to Ithaca - Vathi (21 N.M)

Circumnavigate the southern part of Homer’s Ithaca to reach Vathi. Choose any of the numerous beaches and coves to stop for the day before mooring to the capital of the island. (3 hours of Sailing)

Ithaca - Vathi Port

Vathi is the biggest natural harbour in Europe and the main harbor of Ithaca. Full of life and choices is a must to visit it while you are sailing with your bareboat or skippered yacht in Ionian.

Day 9 - Ithaca: Vathi to Kioni (6 N.M)

Protected from the open sea, heading to the village of Kioni offers you the chance to relax. With only 6 NM to be covered for the day you can have stops for swimming. (less than 1 hour Sailing)

Kioni

Reaching early the port of Kioni will grant you mooring in the central part of the port and the chance to spend some quality time in the local taverns and restaurants.

Day 10 - Ithaca - Kioni to Kastos (14 N.M)

Head to the island of Kastos and enjoy your sailing during the day discovering the caves and the surrounding bays in the isles and the island itself. (2 hours of Sailing)

Kastos Port

One more virgin island with many pines and smiling people, only few taverns and a supermarket exist in this tiny island. the perfect shelter for bareboat or skippered chartering sailing yachts.

Day 11 - Kastos to Kalamos (5 N.M)

Both islands are virgin with breathtaking landscapes and beautiful blue waters. You must stop in the small bays that surround these islands to swim! Distance: 5 NM (less than one hour sailing)

Kalamos Port

This small port used to be a fisherman shelter and is very picturesque and relaxed with just a few tavernas for a quiet bite to eat and drink.

Day 12: Kalamos to Meganissi - Vathi (13 N.M)

Kalamos and Meganisi have many small virgin bays to make a swimming stop and they are very close to each other. Distance: 15,5 NM (2 hours of sailing).

Meganisi

You can choose between Spartochori, Vathi or Abelaki bay to moor for the first day of your sailing vacation trip. All places are amazing!

Day 13 - Meganisi - Vathi to Lefkas (11 N.M)

The way of return. You must be at Lefkas Harbour before 16:00, so you must start your day early in order to make a swimming stop at the famous Onassis Island (Scorpios) or in any of the islets and bays you will find at your way back.. Distance: 17 N.M (2.5 hours sailing).

Check out at Lefkada

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